Is this video of attractive women riding motorcycles empowering to women? Should motorcyclists as a whole be impressed with it? Is gender still a barrier to getting into motorcycling? Is it time we start holding our motorcycling sisters to the same standard as we hold our brothers?Read More »
What distinguishes a good t-shirt from a really great t-shirt? Is it the material used? The thread count? The stitching? The cut, fit, or shape? Is it the colour, it’s brightness, and how long it holds true? Is it the way you look in it or just the way you see yourself in it? Is it the way the fabric feels on your skin or the way you feel in the fabric? We look at the Lovebone Apparel Bad to the Bone biker-approved t-shirt.Read More »
Sometimes having a work schedule that changes every week is a hassle, and I miss the days I worked Monday through Friday and had weekends off like everybody else. Sometimes, though, it works to my advantage. Like when I have ...Read More »
Every so often someone asks me on Facebook, Twitter, or via the comments why there aren’t pictures of hunky men on the site. I decided it was time to write a quick before-work post to answer that question. What? You ...Read More »
Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) is a 106 year old annual motorcycle racing event held on the Isle of Man, just between Ireland and the United Kingdom. It is the most prestigious and most dangerous motorcycle race in the world. The race spreads across the island over 60 kilometers (over 37 miles), spans over 200 bends, with an altitude range from sea level to 1,300 feet (396 meters) up. The natural road course makes the Isle of Man TT stand out in the eyes of many as the single greatest motorcycle racing circuit ever. Only the Dakar rally can compare. Much like the Bonneville Salt Flats, TT is a dream in the hearts of motorcyclists young and old alike.
October 2013's YouMotorcycle Woman of the Month is author Nicole Winters. Nicole wrote a book titled TT: Full Throttle. The book is written for young adults, although we admit to liking it ourselves. Happy, who is currently reviewing the book wrote "It's a light read and very easy to enjoy and relate to." Meanwhile, Adrian had the chance to meet Nicole at her book launch last week and we have a great Question and Answer session with her.
We don't often care for things with four wheels, but this video of a 12 tonne distribution truck taking on medieval streets and charging bulls was too good not to share.Read More »
Hero is an Indian motorcycle company. We're talking Bollywood Indian, not Burt Munro Indian. Here in North America, the average non-motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. Hell, even the average motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. In North America we think we know what big name motorcycle companies. In North America we think we know that big name motorcycle companies sell big bikes. In North America we think the Harley-Davidson brand is the be all and end all of motorcycle marketing and merchandise sales. In North America we think we know big. We don't.Read More »
What is a motorcyclist's life worth? Our Russian friends vshleme made this video to show you dollar per dollar how much your life is worth.
Your life is worth a lot more than the nonchalance car drivers handle it with.
Heat can be much more of a problem for motorcyclists than just a matter of physical discomfort. Heat stroke can bring on dizziness, light-headedness, weakness, cramps, nausea, confusion, disorientation. It can even bring on seizures and knock you out. To make matters worse, heat stroke sneaks up on motorcyclists. Motorcyclists can keep bring their core temperature down the fastest by exposing the places they lose the most heat from to elements of coolness such as water or air.Read More »
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our visitors from Canada!
For those who've noticed YouMotorcycle has been a little quiet lately, here's what we've been up to, how we're making the site better for you, and why.